Fitness Instructor

Location:                    Oulder Hill Leisure Complex, Hudsons Walk, Rochdale, Lancs OL11 5EF
Contracted Hours:      37.5 hours per week
Salary:                        £7.06 per hour
Shift Pattern:              06:30 – 22:30, 5 days over 7 to include Public Holidays and Weekends
Responsible To:         Duty Manager
Responsible For:        Own working practice, supervising members using the gym

Job Summary:           
Supporting the day to day operation of the Leisure Centre.    


Key Responsibilities:


Physically fit with a demonstrable passion for Leisure industry.
          
 Outstanding customer service and communication skills
           
Willing to accept additional training as required
          
 Induct all gym users effectively and in a timely/professional fashion
          
Ensure all member and visitor needs are met as per company standard

Ensure fitness classes are held in appropriate venues and advertise disciplines are taught professionally
          
Design suitable exercise programmes
          
Provide trained assistance/advice to customers using the facilities
           
Deal with member enquiries
           
Adhere to Data Protection Act 1998
           
Ability to hold an audience and talk aloud in group exercise
           
Ensure that all equipment is checked daily and maintained
          
Maintain accurate stock records of re-sale items

Clean and maintain the internal areas of the centre to a high standard following health and safety procedures at all times.
           
Adhere to daily cleaning rotas thereby ensuring that cleanliness standards on site are maintained to an exceptional standard

To report to the Duty Manager immediately any issues with the building or fabrics of the building

Assist in the positive marketing and promotion of the facility for company financial gain on and off site
           
Ensure all security measures are adhered to at all times
           
To set up and take down equipment as required.

To follow all GFM Limited and Quest practices, policies and procedures, ensuring all records are kept up to date.

To report to the Duty Manager immediately any issues with the building or fabric of the building

This post is subject to the Criminal Records Bureau checking process.




PERSON SPECIFICATION FITNESS INSTRUCTOR


Experience:

 
Previous experience of working in a public or private sector leisure centre.

A keen interest in sport and leisure and the desire to succeed within the leisure industry

Exceptional standards of personal presentation

Outstanding customer service attributes


Qualifications or Training:


YMCA or NVQ Gym Instructor Level 2
CYQ Exercise to Music
Circuit Training Level 2
Nutrition & Weight Management - Desirable

Level 3:
Personal Training – Desirable

Community Sports Leader Award
Coaching qualification ie: FA Football Coaching 2 - Desirable


Practical Skills:

Must be able to communicate with a wide range of people effectively at all levels

Oulder Hill Leisure Complex

Hudson's Walk, Rochdale, OL11 5EF

Tel: 01706 716680


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